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Antepartum Eclampsia

Antepartum Eclampsia: Introduction

Antepartum Eclampsia: Antepartum eclampsia is the development of seizures or coma in pregnant women suffering from high blood pressure. Antepartum means that it occurs before delivery. Eclampsia is a serious condition which requires urgent medical treatment. Eclampsia may be associated with moderate as well as significant increases in blood pressure. The blood pressure can return to normal after delivery or may persist for a period of time. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Antepartum Eclampsia is available below.

Symptoms of Antepartum Eclampsia

Treatments for Antepartum Eclampsia

  • Delivering the baby, IV magnesium sulphate, blood pressure-reducing medication
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Antepartum Eclampsia: Complications

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Causes of Antepartum Eclampsia

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Less Common Symptoms of Antepartum Eclampsia

Antepartum Eclampsia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Antepartum Eclampsia

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Antepartum Eclampsia: Rare Types

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Prognosis for Antepartum Eclampsia

Prognosis for Antepartum Eclampsia: Careful monitoring and management of the condition can ensure a good prognosis.

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